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  • Commentary on Wewa'chi Song (Call Number: AFS 20310 13b)

    • Contributor: Turner, John - Jabbour, Alan - Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham) - La Flesche, Francis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-02-24
  • Little Brown Bulls

    • Contributor: Norman, John (Vocalist)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-18
  • Hethu'shka Society Song

    • Contributor: Unidentified Ponca Woman - Charles Wells' Grandmother - Miller, George (Inke'Tonga) (Big Shoulder) - Merrick, Joseph (Gion'Zethinge) (None to Teach Him) - Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham) - La Flesche, Francis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1897-08-26
  • Watermelon Vendor's Street Call

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 8 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Imitation of a watermelon vendor's street cry, heard in Savannah, Georgia when a child. Performance Note: "Watermelon Vendor's Street Call" (vocals) performed by Ellabell Singleton at Federal Music Project Office, Jacksonville, Florida, on June 18, 1939. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Singleton, Ellabell - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Tuon henkosi kasteen alle

    • Contributor: Unknown
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-25
  • Proi-proi

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (5 minutes, 11 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Greek folksong. The singer learned this song at her island in Hellena. Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek sponge fishers in 1905. Performance Note: "Proi-proi" (vocals) performed by Mrs. Nick Alvanos at Tarpon Springs, Florida, on August 28, 1939. Performer referred to elsewhere as ...

    • Contributor: Alvanos, Nick, Mrs - Morris, Alton Chester - Cook, Robert Harrison - Kennedy, Stetson - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Alvanos, Mrs. Nick - Mandalou, Miss - Translator - Alvanon, Mrs. Nick
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-28
  • Contest Song for Clowns (Warm-Up)

    • Contributor: Tai Piah Singers - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • In eighteen hundred and five; I'll never leave old Dixie land again

    • Contributor: Meyers, Herman
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-16
  • Kun aina alen valmis lahtenaan; Yulia and Olaf

    • Contributor: Jackson, Andrew (Vocalist) - Larson, Nils
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-14
  • Wewa'chi Song

    • Contributor: Unidentified Singers - Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham) - La Flesche, Francis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1895-09-00
  • Crow Dance

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 23 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A song from the Bahama Islands, said by Dr. [Melville] Herskovits to have originated in West Africa, where the crow is sacred. Zora Neale Hurston, originally of Eatonville, Florida, was already a published novelist and folklorist when she took a job with the Federal Writers' ...

    • Contributor: Hurston, Zora Neale - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Greek Song in preparation for Greek Independence Day

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 50 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Sarris children Schoolchildren Greek Independence Day is celebrated annually on March 25. It commemorates Greece's independence from the Ottoman Empire, which began with the Revolution of 1821 and was finalized with the Treaty of London in 1832. Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek sponge fishers in ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Children - Filareton, John - Group of Children
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-05-12
  • Clifton's Crew

    • Contributor: Bonner, Patrick
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-24
  • Ked komára zenili

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 39 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Slavic folksong performed by a chorus of young people, led by Rev. S. M. (Stephen M.) Tuhy, pastor of the Lutheran Church of Slavia, Florida. The Slavia colony in Florida was established by Slovaks who had first settled in Cleveland in 1912. Performance Note: ...

    • Contributor: Tuhy, Stephen M., Rev - Unidentified Young People - Morris, Alton Chester - Morris, Alton C. - Tuhy, Rev. Stephen M. (S. M.) - Group of Young People - Tuhy, Rev. S. M.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-31
  • Wax Cylinder Hethu'shka Song - 1983 Pow-Wow

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Nous avons un fete du marriage

    • Contributor: King, Edward
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-10-12
  • Ram of Derby

    • Contributor: Norman, John (Vocalist)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-18
  • Chiquitin

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 36 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A song that originated in Cuba, with an explanation of the song in Spanish. Ybor City, now a neighborhood within Tampa, was settled in 1886 by Cuban cigar manufacturers under the leadership of Vicente Martínez de Ybor. The cigar companies moved from Key West to ...

    • Contributor: Valdez, Amado - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-27
  • Whipman's Song

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Host Drum - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Taivaassa aina on ilo suuri

    • Contributor: Fredrickson, John
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-25
  • The Boll Weevil

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Ezell, Buster
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941
  • Bold Trooper

    • Contributor: Green, John W.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-25
  • Drina; Oj savice

    • Contributor: Dobričan, Lazar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-05
  • Abaco

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 49 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Bahamian folksong. Abaco refers to Abaco Island, Bahamas. The singer is from Andros Island, Bahamas. Performance Note: "Abaco" (vocals with accordion) performed by Theodore (Tea Roll) Rolle at Key West, Florida, on January 23, 1940. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Rolle, Theodore "Tea Roll" - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Rolle, Theodore (Tea Roll) - [Rolle, Theodore (Tea Roll)] - Butler, Robert - Unidentified Bahaman
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-23
  • Nina

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 23 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Sung in Spanish and described in English: "This is probably the oldest type of Cuban song that has ever--that has been known to be the oldest. There is no way of tracing it to its author or originality; it has just been picked from one ...

    • Contributor: Delfino, Gilberto - Bermudez, Ramon - Pages, Art - Halpert, Herbert - Piano
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-21